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Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

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Pictured, Hannah Dubner and Mark Friedlander play the star-crossed lovers Rosalind and Orlando in the Connecticut Free Shakespeare 2014 production of “As You Like It.” The company will present “Mornings of April and May,” beginning Aug. 5, 2015 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Emmy Award-winning scenic designer, Liz Popiel, of Danbury and New York City, will […] [Read More]
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Sound Beach Community Band to offer up some sounds for summer in Old Greenwich

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Pictured, the Sound Beach Community Band plays during the Town of Greenwich fireworks display at Binney Park, Old Greenwich, Conn., Saturday, July 5, 2014. The band returns for a performance on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Sound Beach Community Band will perform at the Showmobile at Binney Park in Greenwich Sunday, July 26. It is one […] [Read More]
Douglas Fairbanks, right, stars as a swash-buckling pirate in the aptly named “The Black Pirate,” a 1926 silent film that will be shown at Mill River Park in Stamford, Connecticut, on Friday, July 24, 2015. It features a live score by the Alloy Orchestra. The festivities begin at 7 p.m.; movie at sunset.

Stamford’s Mill River Park to welcome Alloy Orchestra and ‘The Black Pirate’

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The movie may be nearly 90 years old, but the music that will be accompanying it will be entirely current. The Alloy Orchestra, from Cambridge, Mass., will be making its way to Stamford on Friday, July 24, to provide live musical entertainment for the silent 1926 Douglas Fairbanks‘ film, “The Black Pirate.” It is being […] [Read More]
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Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

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In anticipation of the opening later this year of The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company’s new performing arts space, the FTC has announced its first set of shows in the space. It begins with Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes on Oct. 2 and continues with Blue Oyster Cult (pictured) on Oct. 16. You can read […] [Read More]
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International tango show comes to Klein Sept. 25

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Tango Lovers Co., which celebrates all that is sensual, dramatic and beautiful about the dance form, comes to Bridgeport for an 8 p.m. performance Friday, Sept. 25 at the Klein Memorial Auditorium. The tour also includes stops in Washington D.C., Maryland, San Francisco, Georgia and North, Central and South Florida. The show is the recipient […] [Read More]
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Wolfe Park in Monroe, Conn., where people fish in 2012 along Great Hollow Lake, will be the scene of two theater productions during the summer of 2015. The first, "Hairspray," begins Thursday, July 23, 2015.

Two Planks Theater Company returns to Monroe’s Wolfe Park July 23 with ‘Hairspray’

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The Two Planks Theater Company is back for its second season at Wolfe Park in Monroe featuring the talents of young people from Monroe and Bridgeport. The season opens with “Hairspray,” a family friendly musical on July 23, which will be followed by two more nights of performances. (Rain dates are July 26 and 27). […] [Read More]
Barry Estabrook, a James Beard Foundation award-winning author, will be in Stamford, Conn., on July 29, 2015, to talk about his latest book, “Pig Tales,” which came out in June. The talk will be at the Bartlett Arboretum.

Barry Estabrook will likely share some ‘pig tales’ during author talk in Stamfordrd

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In 2011, it was tomatoes. This year, it’s pigs. Barry Estabrook, a James Beard Foundation award-winning author, soon will be in Stamford to talk about his latest book, “Pig Tales,” which came out in June. It is a follow-up to “Tomatoland.” In “Pig Tales,” which carries the full title, “An Omnivore’s Guide to Sustainable Meat,” […] [Read More]

Best of Summer: Water activities

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It’s hot out there, and one of the best ways to cool off is with a little water. Whether it’s a running through the sprinklers with your kids, taking a dip in a pool or setting sail on the Sound, we want to know how you are cooling off in the water this summer. Don’t […] [Read More]